Newsflash

For immediate release: Local journalism in jeopardy Now you read it. Soon you won’t. Journalism everywhere is facing problems. Recently, however, it hit close to home.  Local journalism in the Hampton Roads and Newport News community has suffered several losses over the past few weeks.  On Feb. 5, the owner of two local newspapers, The…

Michael Dirda talks journalism

Jean Everitt Lecture full of stories, lessons and humor in visit to CNU The Department of English hosted their annual Jean Everitt Lecture in Journalism on Feb. 5, featuring Dr. Michael Dirda, a Pulitzer-prize winning book critic from The Washington Post.  While some may have been expecting an academic presentation on how to get started…